The growing world of sports marketing has become a hot topic for business students across the country, according to Deidra Colvin, assistant professor of marketing in the Falls School of Business at Anderson University. But finding a sports marketing program is not always easy for prospective students.
The webcast will feature the entire commencement program, including an address to graduates from Emmy award-winning Indianapolis television news anchor Andrea Morehead. During commencement AU will award honorary degrees to Morehead and longtime Anderson physician Dr. Robert McCurdy.
Anderson University is looking ahead to a full slate of classes offered this summer for interested students. AU will offer more than 290 classes that provide flexibility and variety. Sessions provide both introductory and advanced courses on campus for specific majors and enrichment purposes. Classes began May 13 and end August 23.
Anderson University recognized seniors Collin Rudkin and Nabin Timsina during honors chapel/convocation on April 23, for achieving a 4.0 cumulative GPA during their years at AU. Amy Wuestefeld and Phil Hogan were also recognized with the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award for their academic and athletic accomplishments, campus involvement, and leadership.
Anderson University recently recognized several students, faculty, and staff for their dedication to community service during the past year. In addition, the university honored two community partners, St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital and Community Hospital Anderson for their support of Anderson University.
Anderson University alumna and renowned award-winning Christian recording artist, Sandi Patty, will host a special concert of several musically accomplished AU alumni on Sept. 22 at 4 and 7 p.m. in the York Performance Hall on the Anderson University campus for the benefit of her alma mater. Patty will be among an amazing list of performers for a live performance featuring legendary gospel artists, Bill and Gloria Gaither and pop rock singer-songwriter, Jon McLaughlin.
Anderson University recently announced the launch of a new mobile application for Anderson University -- AU Mobile. AU Mobile will feature university news, campus events, admissions information and other resources. In addition, current Anderson University students will have the ability to access their personal accounts and course information through AU Mobile.
Anderson University recognized two student recipients of the Eisenhower Endowed Scholarship during a luncheon on April 17. AU junior Casey Thomas, the 2012-13 recipient of the award, and junior Layne Onks, the 2013-14 recipient, were honored during the event, which was also attended by AU alumnus Jeffrey D. Claflin BA ’81, who was instrumental in establishing the new scholarship at AU.
[Photo, from left: Layne Onks, Jeffrey D. Claflin, and Casey Thomas]
The Dance Program within the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Anderson University will present Spring into Dance 8, the annual faculty and guest artist concert at Reardon Auditorium on Friday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 20, at 2:30 p.m. The concert will feature choreography by guest artist Sharon Wong and works by dance faculty Jane Hachiya-Weiner, Doug King, George Salinas, Kenny Shepard, Debra Silveus, Shauna Steele and Oybek Tashpulatov.